POSITION INFORMATION: Responsible
for the clinical physics duties of the Department of Radiation Oncology and to
maintain the quality assurance of all instruments, treatment planning systems
that are being used in the department to ensure that patients receive optimal
treatment as prescribed by physicians.
Periodic ( Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Annual as appropriate) machine; quality assurance of radiation equipment, treatment planning and record and verification systems; acceptance testing, commissioning and beam data measurement.
Treatment Planning for IMRT/3DCRT, plan verification, physics calculations and chart checks.
Dose verification, In Vivo Dosimetry, electron output measurements, special imaging (CT, MRI, Ultra sound, PET, etc.,), immobilization and treatment techniques - planning and dosimetry, commissioning and planning of special procedures.
Planning, quality assurance and procedures for stereotactic radiosurgery and LDR/HDR Brachytherapy.
Shielding calculations if needed and involvement with faculty physicists in academic activities as needed.
Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position.
Education: Masters Degrees in Medical Physics
months clinical experience in radiation physics or 12 months experience in approved
clinical medical physics graduate/residency program
Good communication skills, ability to work well with others, ability to prioritize tasks